Your Cancer Questions Answered by a Team of Oncologists
Animal Cancer Care Clinic presents:
"How to Navigate Through the Cancer Diagnosis"
  • Complimentary six lecture series presented by our practicing oncologists and surgeons who steward a daily journey of HOPE with OPTIMAL OUTCOMES.

  • Discussions of diagnostics, treatment options and client communication for cancer patients and their families.

  • Answers to common questions:
  1. what are my options?
  2. how expensive are the treatments?
  3. what are the side effects and the duration of the treatments?

  • Each 1 hour webinar is Florida DBPR-approved for 1 CE Credit.
  • Once you register for a webinar, you are registered for the whole series!
TOPIC: "Mast Cell Tumors: An In-depth Review & New Horizons"
Date: Thursday, April 22nd, 7:00 p.m. EST
Speaker: Erin Roof-Wages, DVM
DACVIM (Oncology)

This lecture covers the biology and function of mast cells, the presentation and clinical signs associated with mast cell tumors, diagnostics including cytology, biopsy and staging tests, prognostic factors, treatment options including surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and concluding with a new therapy for mast cell tumor treatment. Attendees will learn to recognize the vast presentations of mast cell tumors, appropriate diagnostics and staging techniques and therapy options.
Dr. Erin Roof-Wages
Board Certified in Oncology

Dr. Roof-Wages received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University. She then completed a rotating small animal internship at the Veterinary Specialists of South Florida in Ft. Lauderdale. In 2012, she completed a three year residency in Medical Oncology at the VCA Bay Area Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Hospital in San Leandro, California. Dr. Roof-Wages joins the Animal Cancer Care Clinic team as a staff Medical Oncologist.
Speaker: Tammi Ruddle, DVM, DACVS
Date: May 20, 7:00 p.m. EST
This lecture will be an in-depth review of the principles of surgical oncology. The lecture will guide the audience through preoperative diagnostics to planning a successful surgical procedure and postoperative care. The intent is to provide practical information to use to determine appropriate surgical candidates, surgical planning, different surgical intents, and preparing your surgical samples. 
Speaker: Ashlyn Williams, DVM, Practice Limited to Oncology
Date: June 24, 7:00 p.m. EST
This lecture will review transitional cell carcinoma mainly in dogs and we will briefly discuss disease in cats as well. We will be reviewing the common clinical presentation, diagnostics commonly used for transitional cell carcinoma, advanced diagnostics, treatment options, and expected outcomes. Attendees should leave with a basic understanding of the disease process and be equipped with information to discuss with clients prior to referral to help prepare them for consultation and the next steps in treatment for their pets.